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Weekly news roundup – 7th March

7th March, 2016

This week BBC announces delivery date for micro:bit, academics argue AI can offer 1 to 1 tutoring, Samsung & V&A join forces for digital classroom initiative and a Fife school…

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Weekly education technology news – 29th February

29th February, 2016

This week a survey shows lack of wifi provision in primary schools, online maths guru up for $1 million teacher prize, parents concerned about use of ebooks and a robot being…

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News roundup 8th February

8th February, 2016

This week Games Workshop founder to open free schools with digital focus & research finds teachers only encourage 'ultra-bright' students to pursue STEM

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News roundup 1st February

1st February, 2016

This week Microsoft announces the launch of an education edition of Minecraft, Nicky Morgan says teachers should use tech to reduce workloads and a TES Global survey shows…

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News roundup 25th January

25th January, 2016

This week Microsoft announces the launch of an education edition of Minecraft, Nicky Morgan says teachers should use tech to reduce workloads and a TES Global survey shows…

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The touchable universe: using haptic technology to improve learning in schools

18th January, 2016

Sean McDougall, a founder member of the Touchable Universe consortia, explains how the emerging technology of haptics can enable students to have much more realistic learning…

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News roundup 18th January

18th January, 2016

This week we look at the proposed Lego robot-based learning system, survey showing lack of confidence about teaching of new curriculum, digital delivery of syllabus in Brazilian…

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The Maker Movement: a practical guide for UK schools

11th January, 2016

The Maker Movement is starting to make an impact in the UK schooling system. Declan Cassidy from MakerClub reckons it will make teaching more fun and relevant. Find out how your…

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News roundup 11th January

11th January, 2016

This week we look at the proposed Lego robot-based learning system, survey showing lack of confidence about teaching of new curriculum, digital delivery of syllabus in Brazilian…

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News roundup 4th January

4th January, 2016

This week we look at the proposed introduction of computerised testing of times tables, edtech predictions for 2016 and the development of an educational platform to enable…